November 26th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard
Cement is the gray glue that binds our cities and industries together. It makes tall buildings possible and foundations strong. It helps us bridge rivers and valleys and keeps wind turbines upright. We don't have a replacement for it. It's not going anywhere
May 23rd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Cement production is responsible for 8% of global carbon dioxide emissions each year. That's a lot. Scientists at Martin Luther University say they can make low carbon cement using a variety of industrial waste products.
April 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers at the University of Exeter have created graphene-infused concrete that is twice as strong but has far lower carbon emissions than ordinary concrete.
June 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The tallest wooden building in the US will be constructed in Portland, Oregon. CLT technology allows buildings to be constructed faster with less waste and with lower carbon emissions than steel or concrete structure.
April 7th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
In the second part of this series on the March 31 UN climate target, we stopped at China in our list of [&hellip
October 6th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
“Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.” That’s the paradox gripping China, the world’s most populous nation. A new [&hellip
April 10th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer
In a study published in a recent issue of Chemical Communications, a team of researchers from Virginia’s George Washington University explain [&hellip
August 9th, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer
The EPA has for the first time moved to control hazardous air pollution from cement plants with the first ever [&hellip
September 2nd, 2008 | by Ariel Schwartz
New ideas for reducing CO2 seem to be popping up all the time. The latest scheme for getting rid of [&hellip